Social Events in Chula Vista, California This Week

Let’s explore social events in Chula Vista, CA happening this week. Local events are a great way to meet new people and make new friends. Look through this page and consider going out and socializing during one of these social events.

Social events are great and offer a world of possibilities. You can make new friends, learn new skills, see things from different perspectives and it’s fantastic for your mental health. And never before has companionship and being able to spend time with others been as important as it is today.

You probably remember being a kid and going up to another person your age and saying, “Do you want to be friends?” and that was pretty much that. Friend made. Alas, it’s not quite as simple now that we’re grown up, but it doesn’t have to be as difficult or as awkward as we think. There are thousands of people out there who would love to meet up with others, finding them just takes a bit of help and that’s what we’re here for.

On this page, we hope you’ll find some interesting events in Chula Vista where you can make some new friends.

Local Groups’ Events in Chula Vista

Second BioTech & HealthTech Meetup!! 🍻 (May 23)

Second BioTech & HealthTech Meetup!! 🍻 (May 23)

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Burgeon at The Arbor – Little Italy

Welcome to the second meetup for the BioTech HealthTech Hangout!!

Based on requests from the group, we’ll hold this meetup in downtown, then next meetup i’ll schedule for La Jolla! I’m looking forward to it, see everyone there 🌴🍻(…)

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Hotel Del Moonrise

Hotel Del Moonrise

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Coronado Dog Beach

Join me for moonrise over Hotel Del from Coronado dog beach.

This is the night before the full moon. Moonrise is at 7:17pm and sunset is at 7:42. The moon should be hitting the Del right around sunset time.

Event may be cancelled last minute if weather is not permitting.

By voluntarily participating in this event you agree to release and discharge in advance Lacey Horner, and any other organize(…)

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San Diego AirBnB and Hotel Investors Meetup

San Diego AirBnB and Hotel Investors Meetup

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Lafayette Hotel

Come join us at the beautifully renovated Lafayette Hotel in North Park to grab a drink and network with local real estate investors focused on hospitality including AirBnBs and Hotels around the country. We will be chatting about underwriting, financing, design, marketing, operations etc.

We will be meeting at the Pool Bar area which is straight through the Lobby Bar. It is outside so please dre(…)

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Welcoming Party: Art in the Park

Welcoming Party: Art in the Park

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: Old Trolley Barn Park

Join us for a morning of art in the park.

Try breath painting with acrylic inks, making a bracelet out of wire, or stamping words on note cards. We’ll provide some materials, and please feel free to bring your own to use or to share!

We’ll gather and get to making as we get to know each other.

And maybe we’ll collectively determine the topic for the next meeting!(…)

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Romeo and Juliet (Part One)

Romeo and Juliet (Part One)

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Coronado Public Library

Under the direction of Juliana Van Riper, we’ll take turns reading aloud from this great tragedy. FREE.(…)

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Kokedama Workshop at Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park

Kokedama Workshop at Japanese Friendship Garden, Balboa Park

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Japanese Friendship Garden and Museum

Join us Walk-in Kokedama Workshop at beautiful Japanese Friendship Garden, in Balboa Park.

7 people can be accommodate for every 1 hour!
TEXT (619) 471-5975 to make reservation.

Let me know if you want to reserve your spot for certain time frame, otherwise first come first serve till supply last.

How it is work…
Pick your favorite plants from many selection. Price is depend on plants, startin(…)

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The Jam Along: A night of Jamming & Singing at The Collective

The Jam Along: A night of Jamming & Singing at The Collective

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: undefined

\*WHAT’S A JAM-ALONG?\*

A night of Jamming, music and fun where ALL skill levels are welcome.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

Bring any instrument! (Guitars, Hand Percussion, Woodwinds, Brass, Strings, etc etc) Or just your voice. Can’t sing? You can at the Jam-Along!

WHAT’S PROVIDED?

We provide a 10-channel mixing board and PA. There’s no dedicated sound person, so electronic instrument players are enc(…)

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Strolling on Harbor Island and then lunch at Coasterra

Strolling on Harbor Island and then lunch at Coasterra

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Coasterra

We will meet in front of Coasterra at 11:45, walk from 12 pm until 1 pm and then have lunch at Coasterra.

Liability Disclosure – The sole function of the organizers in this group is to arrange the theme and time of the event. Each person (including guest members) who signs up for an event is responsible for his or her own safety.

By signing up for an event organized by this group, you and your g(…)

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🌟World Travelers in SD Gathering🌟

🌟World Travelers in SD Gathering🌟

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Carnitas’ Snack Shack – Embarcadero

🌟 **Meet Fellow World Travelers SD Gathering**🌟

Join us and connect with fellow world travelers as we share stories, travel adventures and inspire each other to get on a plane again, all while forging new friendships at our biweekly Meet Fellow Travelers SD events!

Whether you’re a wanderer passing through looking to make new friends or a seasoned traveler stationed in San Diego longing for a (…)

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LAN Party at SDL HQ

LAN Party at SDL HQ

◦ When: Saturday, May 25th

◦ Where: San Diego LAN HQ

Our focus is PC gaming. However if we’ve got a light crowd we can make space for board games or retro console games like rock band etc. If the garage is full though we’ll be playing PC titles together.

Around 5pm we’ll be either ordering food, or take a break to go get food individually. It’s not a bad idea to bring a couple of $5-10’s to be able to split the bill

The computers are already setup(…)

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6-Week Recreational Dodgeball League

6-Week Recreational Dodgeball League

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: 1240 33rd St

Come join us **every Wednesday at 7:45pm** for an hour of dodging balls and making friends! We’ll be playing at Golden Hill K-8 each week. Throughout the season we’ll play regular games while also throwing in some mini-tournaments and different styles to keep things fresh. At the end of the season we’ll run a small bracket tournament — will your team be crowned champions?

**The details you crave:(…)

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🍳🥞 Breakfast with some San Diego Digital Designers 🍳🥞

 🍳🥞 Breakfast with some San Diego Digital Designers 🍳🥞

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Swami’s Cafe North Park

Hello, digital designers! Let’s get together again and welcome new (and familiar) faces in and around the SD digital design scene.

There are plenty of fancy design events, this is meant to be a more casual, personal, and intimate meeting of designers. Introvert- and extrovert-friendly. Conversation, not networking.

Priority will be given to SDDD members (joining is easy — assuming you are in fac(…)

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Kokedama Workshop @Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park, every Tuesday!

Kokedama Workshop @Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park, every Tuesday!

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Japanese Friendship Garden and Museum

Come join us for walk-in kokedama workshop!

If you want to make sure you have your spot on specific time, you can reserve on this [link](https://kodamaforest.com/products/kokedama-workshop-at-japanese-friendship-garden-balboa-park-san-diego?_pos=1&_sid=aef6d77c8&_ss=r).

Material fee only, you chose the plant from selection of the day (I bring variety of house plant! You can let me know if you ha(…)

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Morning Networking: Coffee, Business + Referrals in one

Morning Networking: Coffee, Business + Referrals in one

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: Cafe Madeline

We’re a diverse group of small business owners who meet weekly to get and give leads, creatively solve business challenges, and connect socially.

*We have 3 requirements:* Attend our weekly meeting, pay your $35 dues within 2 weeks of the new quarter, and represent a sole business category (for example, we already have a Realtor, so no more Realtors can join).

**Current Categories Represented:**(…)

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Residents Free Days at Balboa Park Museums (Third Tuesday)

Residents Free Days at Balboa Park Museums (Third Tuesday)

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: 2001 Pan American Plaza

ARRIVE EARLY TO GET PARKING. WE WILL MEET IN THE FRONT of the San Diego Museum of Art, -This is a **No Host** event- **Please note the Start TIME**

[San Diego Museum of Art](http://www.sdmart.org/)
[Japanese Friendship Garden](http://www.niwa.org/)
[Mingei International Museum ](https://mingei.org/)

Free to San Diego County residents, students, active duty military and military dependents\*\*.\*(…)

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Sauntering through the park, Balboa, that is.

Sauntering through the park, Balboa, that is.

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Spreckels Organ Pavilion

Let’s take a walk in the park! This time we’ll reprise our walk to Marston House from the Organ Pavilion, with the usual optional coffee and chat at Craft Cafe afterwards.

Let’s meet at 9:30 in the morning at the Organ Pavilion, pictured above. It’s centrally located in the park and there’s ample parking in the lot behind it.

The Craft Cafe opens early if anyone wants to fuel up before. Looking (…)

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Swing Dance Under The Dome (live music, Uptown Rhythm Makers)

Swing Dance Under The Dome (live music, Uptown Rhythm Makers)

◦ When: Tuesday, May 21st

◦ Where: San Diego Central Library

A little-known, yet fun – and free – and outdoors! – SD event, see [sandiego.librarymarket.com/event/swing-dance-under-dome-350759](https://sandiego.librarymarket.com/event/swing-dance-under-dome-350759). Note that these events are frequently cancelled due to weather and other circumstances, so double-check the link before going. This event will feature live music, the band is fabulous Uptown Rhyt(…)

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Walk a Mile: How to cultivate empathy for your users

Walk a Mile: How to cultivate empathy for your users

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

**Event Description:**
Join us in welcoming Erik Holtan, presently a Sr. Experience Designer at Adobe, as he shares his journey of navigating the complex world of affordable housing as a new UX designer.

Through partnerships, immersive learning, and iterative design, he’ll reveal how he cultivated empathy for users, leading to impactful strategies and business results.

Come discover how walking (…)

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Spirituality and Sexuality Integration Group

Spirituality and Sexuality Integration Group

◦ When: Wednesday, May 22nd

◦ Where: Normal Heights United Church

Spirituality & Sexuality groups are places to process together the often painful and foreign topics that exist within and between these two realms. This space is open to both LGBTQ+ and straight folks, and each discussion group is guided by an NHUnited minister & a therapist. There is a “queer only” group and a mixed (queer/straight) group. These are drop-in as you can, so by attending one you are(…)

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Book Club Meeting: Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

Book Club Meeting: Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

◦ When: Thursday, May 23rd

◦ Where: Lestat’s on Park

\*\*\*Location is likely to change so please check back!\*\*\*

May’s Book is Happiness Falls by Angie Kim. I’ll bring a few questions to start us off, but this will be a casual discussion as well as a chance to get to know each other.

Description of the book:
**When a father goes missing, his family’s desperate search leads them to question everything they know about him and one another–both a (…)

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Tips to meet people at social events

You can make more friends at one party by showing interest in them than in a month by trying to meet people online. Meeting new people and making genuine connections in local events can be fun and easy if you go with the right mindset.

When it comes to meeting new people, nothing beats showing up in the real world. But none of the tips will work if you are not coming from the right place. Keep an open mind when attending social events. Reframe strangers as potential friends, it will make it much easier to approach conversations and fully engage in them.

When choosing an event, keep an eye on interesting themes, something you can relate to. Meeting new people in the context of mutual interest increases your chances of being friends.

Research events with the types of people you want to meet. They could be people in your age group, your field of work, or a specific neighborhood. Do not be too strict though, loosen up a little bit from your expectations.

Go where people are intentionally looking to make friends such as networking events where it feels normal and expected to walk up and introduce yourself.

In this digital era, apps and websites are the most convenient solutions for finding out about local events. If you are not sure where to look for events happening in Chula Vista, you can try out Chulavistaca.gov, Sandiegoreader.com, or Yelp.com.

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